8 days in Kyushu Itinerary

8 days in Kyushu Itinerary

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Nagasaki
— 1 night
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Sasebo
— 1 night
3
Fukuoka
— 2 nights
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Kumamoto
— 1 night
5
Kagoshima
— 2 nights

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Nagasaki

Nagasaki ©

City of Peace

The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): stroll through Glover Garden, see the interesting displays at Dejima, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Inasa, then walk around Nagasaki Peace Park, then take an in-depth tour of Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, and finally take in the views from Megane Bridge.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Nagasaki tour website.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Nagasaki is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Jakarta to Nagasaki. Traveling from Jakarta in November, expect Nagasaki to be cooler, temps between 20°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Sasebo.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden
Mt. Inasa ©
Mt. Inasa

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Sasebo

Sasebo ©
With its U.S.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Huis Ten Bosch.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Sasebo visit planner.

Getting from Nagasaki to Sasebo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Sasebo

Theme Parks
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Huis Ten Bosch ©
Huis Ten Bosch

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Fukuoka

Fukuoka

City of Yatai

The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
On the 5th (Thu), buy something for everyone on your list at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center, make a trip to Hakata Station, make a trip to Yatai, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kushida Shrine, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hakatamachiya Furusatokan. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, stroll through Ohori Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Fukuoka Tower, admire the natural beauty at Komyozen-ji Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dazaifu Tenman-gu, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tenkai Inari Shrine.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Fukuoka holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Sasebo to Fukuoka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Fukuoka sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can take a train to Kumamoto.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Side Trip

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Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park
Hakata Station ©
Hakata Station

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Kumamoto

Kumamoto ©
Centered around its castle, Kumamoto stands as a historic city with plenty of modern-day appeal to add to the mix.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): make a trip to Sakuranobaba Johsaien, make a trip to Kumamon Square, walk around Suizenji Jojuen Garden, then admire the masterpieces at Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, then get to know the fascinating history of Kumamoto Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kato Shrine.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kumamoto road trip planner.

You can take a train from Fukuoka to Kumamoto in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 7:
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Kumamoto Castle ©
Kumamoto Castle
Suizenji Jojuen Garden ©
Suizenji Jojuen Garden
Sakuranobaba Johsaien ©
Sakuranobaba Johsaien

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Kagoshima

Kagoshima ©

Naples of the East

Kagoshima sits across the bay from Sakurajima, an active volcano that serves as a symbol of the city and works its way into many aspects of life here.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Sengan-en, walk around Tagayama Park, then get impressive views of Sakurajima, and finally make a trip to Temmonkan Mujyaki.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kagoshima journey planner.

Traveling by train from Kumamoto to Kagoshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Kagoshima, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Sengan-en ©
Sengan-en
Sakurajima ©
Sakurajima
Nagashima Museum ©
Nagashima Museum